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doc: Mark zlib as mandatory, libbz2 as optional.

* doc/guix.texi (Requirements): Move zlib to mandatory and libbz2 to
optional.
* README: Ditto.
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Ludovic Courtès 4 years ago
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@ -25,13 +25,14 @@ GNU Guix currently depends on the following packages:
- [[https://www.gnu.org/software/make/][GNU Make]]
- [[https://www.gnutls.org][GnuTLS]] compiled with guile support enabled.
- [[https://gitlab.com/guile-git/guile-git][Guile-Git]]
- [[http://www.zlib.net/][zlib]]
- optionally [[https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/guile-json/][Guile-JSON]], for the 'guix import pypi' command
Unless `--disable-daemon' was passed, the following packages are needed:
- [[https://sqlite.org/][SQLite 3]]
- [[http://www.bzip.org][libbz2]]
- [[https://gcc.gnu.org][GCC's g++]]
- optionally [[http://www.bzip.org][libbz2]]
When `--disable-daemon' was passed, you instead need the following:


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@ -605,6 +605,7 @@ Guile,, gnutls-guile, GnuTLS-Guile});
@c FIXME: Specify a version number once a release has been made.
@uref{https://gitlab.com/guile-git/guile-git, Guile-Git}, from August
2017 or later;
@item @url{http://zlib.net, zlib};
@item @url{http://www.gnu.org/software/make/, GNU Make}.
@end itemize
@ -626,8 +627,8 @@ Support for build offloading (@pxref{Daemon Offload Setup}) and
version 0.10.2 or later.
@item
When @url{http://zlib.net, zlib} is available, @command{guix publish}
can compress build byproducts (@pxref{Invoking guix publish}).
When @url{http://www.bzip.org, libbz2} is available,
@command{guix-daemon} can use it to compress build logs.
@end itemize
Unless @code{--disable-daemon} was passed to @command{configure}, the
@ -635,7 +636,6 @@ following packages are also needed:
@itemize
@item @url{http://sqlite.org, SQLite 3};
@item @url{http://www.bzip.org, libbz2};
@item @url{http://gcc.gnu.org, GCC's g++}, with support for the
C++11 standard.
@end itemize


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